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I'd like to share what I know about: Cats, Three Lakes Wisconsin, Old lady water skiing, L Frank Baum, Cooking

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Married, 2 adult children - 24 & 22, a dog, 2 cats.  I love to read,  water ski, party with friends, drive the boat, ride in the boat, party in the boat.  Love the sun and the North woods.

reviewed Ask Alice. June 17, 2010
"Ask Alice" takes place in the early 1900's through 1932.  I generally enjoy reading about this period in time.  There are some interesting moments, but over all I don't feel …
You Say Tomato, I Say Shut Up is written by and about Annabelle Gurwitch and Jeff Kahn.  The introduction pretty well states what you will expect from the book; "Marriage is the only war in …
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
This book pulls you into a world of fantasy, a Wonderful World!  It begins in dreary Kansas and takes you to enchantment.  Vivid colors, rainbows and an Emerald City.  Trees talk, scarecrow …
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posted a Quick Tip about Crime and Punishment (book). June 16, 2010
Crime and Punishment
One of my schools mandatory books. Dostoyevsky really paints a picture, it really brought me in.
posted a Quick Tip about Pride and Prejudice (book). June 16, 2010
Barnes and Noble books
The vocabulary is interesting, author's simply do not write the same way now. I enjoyed the historical elements, but it is a slow read.
posted a Quick Tip about Inherit the Wind. June 16, 2010
Inherit the Wind (Jerome Lawrence and Robert Lee)
Interesting trial, gets you thinking. Wonderful dialog.
posted a Quick Tip about Dracula (novel). June 16, 2010
Dracula (first edition)
Very well written, horrifying but fascinating
posted a Quick Tip about Borders. June 16, 2010
Borders has a large selection, you can usually find a person to help you. Book stores are just a great place to brouse.
posted a Quick Tip about A Christmas Carol. June 16, 2010
A Christmas Carol
You must read Dicken's, just for the vocabulary. This classic is dated, but has so many positive behaviors that should not be forgotten.
posted a Quick Tip about Marley & Me: Life And Love With The W.... June 16, 2010
Marley & Me: A Memoir
It made me laugh and cry. I didn't see the movie, but could envision all the antics of Marley, very descriptive.
posted a Quick Tip about The Constant Princess. June 16, 2010
The Constant Princess
I have enjoyed Philipa Gregory but this book was not memorable, more fiction than fact.
posted a Quick Tip about Comic Books. June 16, 2010
There is a place for comics. They are a bit different than the Archie and Super man of old. I loved them as a kid, but have out grown them now.
posted a Quick Tip about CliffsNotes. June 16, 2010
They are beneficial in that key points are highlighted. You get a synopsis of the book, main points and is helpful as a study guide
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June 16, 2010
Thanks Patty, so far it's been lots of fun
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